Awards & press

Blue Array are regularly featured in industry news, press, and have won several awards. Scroll down to see some of our recent highlights.

Awards and press

Awards

Company Culture Awards

We are extremely proud to win the Best Employee Development Programme award at the Company Culture Awards 2021!

Creating a working environment where all of our team can continually learn and develop to further their careers is a priority for us, and this win demonstrates the focus and attention we place upon it.
European Content Awards 2021 winner

European Content Awards 2021 winner

We are proud to have won the “Multilingual content campaign of the year” award at the European Content Awards 2021 for our work with GoCardless.
European Agency Awards 2020 winner

European Agency Awards 2020 winner

We are proud to have won the “Campaign Effectiveness Award” at the European Agency Awards 2020 for our work with online floristry website Floom.
UK Search Awards 2019

Young Search Professional Of The Year – UK Search Awards 2019

Tom Pool (Technical SEO Director) at Blue Array won the prestigious ‘UK Search Awards 2019’ for ‘Young Search Professional Of The Year’
Thames Valley Tech Awards 2019 logo

Blue Array are a finalist at the Thames Valley Tech Awards 2019

In July 2019 Blue Array has been chosen as a finalist for the High Growth Tech Business category at the Thames Valley Tech Awards 2019.

Blue Array were shortlisted for two awards at the UK Search Awards in October 2018

The two award nominations were for “Best Local Campaign” via our SEO Manager, Dylan Yates and our Technical SEO Manager, Tom Pool for “Young Search Professional of the Year”.

Blue Array nominated for a Pride of Reading Award for its commitment to nurturing and growing young talent

In September 2017 Blue Array were nominated for the ‘Business in Action category’ at the Pride of Reading Awards for its commitment to apprentices and ‘purpose beyond profitability’. Blue Array were subsequently interviewed by local station ‘That’s Thames Valley’.

Blue Array & Simply Business shortlisted for ‘Best Use of Search – Finance’ at the UK Search Awards

In October 2017 Blue Array were nominated alongside their committed client ‘Simply Business’, in the ‘Best Use of Search – Finance’ category at the UK Search Awards.

Press

is4profit

SEO Basics for Business: Optimising Your Website for Mobile

In August 2015 the impending mobile takeover took place. Mobile overtook desktop as the primary device used to browse the internet for the first time according to Ofcom…
OnRec

Google for Jobs: Why Recruiter and Job Site SEO Will Need to Remain Competitive

In April 2017, reports had been made that Google were potentially testing a new job search feature. The big news was that this job-search feature would be Google’s first foray…
MarketingTech

What Google’s upcoming mobile search update means for marketers

From January 2017, Google is set to carry out its newest update to its mobile search algorithm. The Google Interstitials mobile penalty is the second part to Google’s mobile- friendly’…
Information age

How will Brexit impact Google’s ‘Right to be Forgotten’?

Since June 2016, the UK has been in a state of uncertainty. Leading up to the EU referendum, commentators debated on the impact of the UK leaving Europe from the…

How will Google’s mobile first indexing impact your SEO campaigns?

When publishing on the web, it’s not uncommon for marketers to serve different content between their mobile and desktop pages. However, the issue here is that Google ranks websites using…

What Is the Google Mobile Interstitial Penalty?

In this episode of Marketing Nerds, SEJ Executive Editor Kelsey Jones sat down with Simon Schnieders from Blue Array to talk about what the upcoming Mobile Interstitial Penalty from Google…

Google’s strong arming to shape a secure web just took another twist

At the beginning of 2016 Google announced that they would begin warning Chrome users that they were accessing non-secure websites. Now pages without HTTPS that collect sensitive information such as…

The State of Digital Marketing 2017

In the nitro-fueled, hyper-paced modern world, digital marketers have to be able to upshift quickly, change lanes without hesitation, and recognize the traffic patterns ahead to avoid delays and setbacks…

Why take on an apprentice?

Government statistics show that there has never been a better time to recruit an apprentice in the UK. 75% of employers report that taking on an apprentice has helped their…

How to hire your first apprentice

For a long time apprenticeships have been derided by some as an option for less bright kids who can’t make it into university and want to train as plumbers or…

Google’s ‘Fred’ Update: An SEO Shake-Up or an Industry Shakedown?

At the beginning of March, it was reported that Google had released a major new, unconfirmed ranking update. An update that slipped under the radar and supposedly caused a large…

The SEO faux pas in McDonald’s ”that place where Coke tastes so good” campaign

When one of the world’s leading companies achieves 4 million hits on YouTube, you can bet that everyone is lovin’ it. Especially the ad agency that came up with the…

IT company championing apprenticeships in Reading

A GROWING tech firm is moving into a new home after outgrowing its current office share. Blue Array Ltd specialises in large-scale search engine optimisation is moving from Green Park…